Utica, NY – Utica Comets General Manager Ryan Johnson announced today that the club has signed defenseman Nolan Valleau to a professional tryout contract. In a separate transaction, the team has released forward Zac Lynch from his professional tryout contract.
Valleau, 25, has played a majority of the season with the Orlando Solar Bears posting 34 points (8-26-34) in 41 ECHL games. In addition, the defenseman has also appeared in 11 AHL games this season between the Chicago Wolves, Rockford IceHogs and Milwaukee Admirals. The Novi, Michigan native has logged 119 career AHL games (4-16-20) over three professional seasons.
Lynch dressed in eight games with the Comets registering three points (2-1-3). The 25-year-old has also skated in 55 games this season with the Manchester Monarchs tallying 45 points (22-23-45) and 50 penalty minutes. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native is competing in his second professional season after attending Robert Morris University.
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